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Wednesday 31 May 2017

More than one million children affected by Cyclone Mora as scale of destruction begins to emerge: Save the Children

A full picture of the trail of destruction left by Cyclone Mora is beginning to emerge, after the storm made landfall on Tuesday in Bangladesh’s southeast, leaving millions of children’s futures at stake.

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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Bangladesh braces for dangerous flooding and storm surge as Cyclone Mora approaches

More than 11 million people in Bangladesh are expected to be impacted by Cyclone Mora, a slow moving weather system that is set to drench the eastern part of the country from today.

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Saturday 27 May 2017

Save the Children: G7 leaders fail in their duties towards children on migration, food security and education at key summit in Sicily

Save the Children is gravely disappointed that G7 leaders are walking away from a summit in Sicily - a location at the very heart of migration routes into Europe – without making a joint commitment on migration.

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Saturday 27 May 2017

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could exacerbate dengue crisis, warns Save the Children as more rainfall is on the way

Communities devastated by the flooding and landslides that have so far killed 100 people in Sri Lanka could have another battle on their hands after almost 53,000 dengue fever cases were recorded across the country since the start of the year.

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Friday 26 May 2017

Millions of children at risk if G7 fails to find long-term solutions for key global and humanitarian issues

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G7 leaders, meeting in Sicily today, must make firm commitments to address key global issues like food insecurity, migration and lack of education to avoid plunging millions more children into hunger and extreme poverty, Save the Children is warning.

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